The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

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With Mother’s Day right around the corner, look no further for a perfect gift or gift basket for the whole family to enjoy. We have a variety of locally sourced products including biscuits, chocolates, sauces, jams and more. My personal favourites would be the Burks Traditional Maple Shortbread, perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth,…

Best By Dates.

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I often get asked, what the best by date actually means for Jams, Jellies and Conserves and so on? It is really just that,   it tastes better because it is fresher. Maybe the fruit tastes more fruity or fresh!  But what it doesn’t mean is expired.   First of all sugar is a wonderful preservative. Secondly,…

Guilt-Free Holiday Gift Baskets

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A ponderable issue that shows more prominence around the holiday season involves that of food guilt. How do we cope when we overeat, when we want to overeat? Do we even dare? If this is something that is close to your conscience, then you’re not alone. At Vermont Harvest, we know that self-indulgence is an…